For three years not long after the team’s move from Brooklyn, Southern California’s John Morrell Meats produced sets of Dodgers cards.
Modern Sports Card News
The appropriately named 2018-19 Upper Deck Ice hockey returns next month with six-pack boxes promising at least two Ice Premieres rookie cards and one autographs per box.
The Baseball Hall of Fame has raised the $800,000 to build a baseball card exhibit, one that will have interactive elements when it opens this spring.
REA’s Spring Auction is over with collectors snapping up thousands of cards and memorabilia, topped by some stellar cardboard and big time bats.
Sports Memorabilia News
The Fogelman Sports Museum will open later this year on the campus of Florida Atlantic University.
Around the Hobby
If you love baseball history and music, the GRAMMY Museum is combining both for a special exhibit running throughout the season.
- A Nine-Year-Old Gets Hooked on Baseball History, Tobacco Cards
- Freshly Graded 1921 American Caramel Set Takes Over Top Ranking, Heads to SCP Auctions
- Red Sox Bat Collector Co-Hosting Program at Library of Congress
- Notes: Frank Owen Errors; Jerry Hersh Passes; Signed Humboldt Jerseys; Upper Deck Touts Zero Redemption Streak
The hobby has seen a remarkable number of changes in recent years, many of them technology driven.
What’s Hot in the Shop
Mike’s back with the current hottest sports card products and happy things are going better for hobby shops than his favorite place to ship packages.